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Would you do anything different?

Look out the foggy window,

see the man with his back against the wall.

Gun pointed to his head,

he lets out a chilling call.

His life could end here,

or I could stop it all.

I could save his life,

I could stand tall.

Yet I stand there,

frozen still.

Wanting to help,

but I can't find the will.

I close the colored blinds,

and bow my head in shame.

I let the shadow man outside,

continue his sick game.

For the man outside, I could have been an angel,

been the one that god had sent.

Instead I do nothing,

but would you do anything different?



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thetruthawaits94 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 11:56 pm
I love the meaning!!! This poem leaves the reader full of thoughts, and so i love that last line. i think the way that you represent the poem on the whole, with the dark vibe, really makes the poem that powerful and thought-provoking. This poem was extraordinary, and I give you props on your great skill!!! :)
 
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